Two students at Oxford force their rascally friend and fellow student to pose as an aunt from Brazil. The play was first performed at the Theatre Royal, in February 1892. It broke all historic records for plays of any kind, with an original London run of 1,466 performances.
The foolish emperor is tricked by two "weavers" who claim that their beautiful fabric can be seen only by the competent people in the kingdom. Ultimately, it is the honest child who outsmarts the town in this classic Hans Christian Andersen tale that encourages self-confidence.
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